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Cuttlefish camouflage, climate change, ShellBorgs, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: June 19, 2017.

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now)

  • This cuttlefish:

Jetsam (what we’re enjoying from around the web)

It was a big week for climate change news.

Ok, time for some less depressing news.

Orca image credit: Nicolás Ruiz de la Corte via Wikipedia commons, CC BY-SA. Narwhal image credit: Piotr Siedlecki via PublicDomainImages.net, CC0.

From John A. Cigliano.

Lagan (what we’re reading from the peer-reviewed literature)

Derelicts (favorites from the deep archive)

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Marine science and conservation. Deep-sea ecology. Population genetics. Underwater robots. Open-source instrumentation. The deep sea is Earth's last great wilderness.


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